PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor
PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor / Chair of Philosophy and Logic
1992-1995 Postgraduate Study, Faculty of Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology, Yerevan State Uni¬versity (Candidate of Science).
1987-1992 Faculty of Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology, Yerevan State University (Honors degree).
Doctor of Philosophy, 1996: Theme – “Debate as a Way of Mental Communica¬tion, Philosophical Analysis”. (By the resolution of the Council of Yerevan State University and Institute of Philosophy and Low of NAS RA. Diploma A No 00271).
From 2013 Associate Professor of Chair of Philosophy and Logic of Armenian State Pedagogical University.
2012-2015 Vice-president of the International Research Institute for Metaphilosophy, Transformational Logic and Theory of Argumentation.
2004-2010 Associate Professor of Chair of Human Rights, Democracy and European Studies of Yerevan State Linguistic University.
2008-2010 Head of the Research program on a theme "Actual Problems of Rhetoric". (Thematic financing of Ministry of Education and Science of RA).
2005-2007 Head of the scientific-research program on a theme “Theory and Art of Discussion. Negotiation technologies.” (Thematic financing by Ministry of Education and Science of RA).
2005, 2006 UN National development program – expert of professional education's questions, leader of national experts' team.
From 2003 Lecture in French University of Armenia, Responsible for Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences.
From 2000 till now Chair of Philosophy and Logics of YSU, Associate professor.
1996-2000 Chair of Philosophy and Logics of YSU, Senior Lecturer.
1996 Yerevan State University, Chair of Philosophy and Ethics, Senior laboratory assistant.
1993-1998 RA State Department of TV and Radio (later - Department of Information and Book-publishing affiliated to the Government), Centre of Public opinion survey, editor; later - general specialist.
1992-1994 Ministry of Education, Scientific-Research Institute of Pedagogic sciences, Junior scientist.
1990-1992 Institute of Philosophy and Law of NAS of RA, laboratory assistant.
Bachelor’s degree course
Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Argumentation and Rhetoric
Master’s degree course
Social Philosophy, Argumentation and Rhetoric
Scope of Academic Interests
Logical Systems, Gnoseology and Methodology, Rhetoric and Argumentation, Social communication, Social systems and transformation
2004 Qualification development courses for lecturers (YSU, Graduate Certificate).
2009 Pedagogical-psychological training courses for lecturers (YSU, Diploma).
2010 Course for developing professional qualification (YSU, Certificate).
(NGO, professional council, editorial staff of scientific journal, funds etc.)
Since 2013 Member of Editorial Council, Deputy of Chief Editor of “Wisdom” Scientific Journal of International Research Institute for Metaphilosophy, Transformational Logic and Theory of Argumentation.
2014 British Council in Armenia, Member of Legal Advisory Group.
2012-2016 Vice-president of International Institute of Metaphilosophy, Transformation Logic and Argumentation.
Since 2010 the member of the independent commission on questions of change of not suffered part of punishment by softer punishment, a conditional early release.
Since 2010 Member of Civil Society Supporting Foundation Trustees Council.
Since 2009 Member of Public Council at the President of RA, Chairman of the Committee of Civil Society Development.
Since 2008 Member of method council of Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology YSU.
Since 2006 Member of science council of Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology YSU.
2005 International Academy of Philosophy, Member of “How I see the philosophy of the 21st century ” book series’ editorial collegium.
Since 2004 Sociological Research Center “Caucasus” NGO, founder chairman.
Since 2003 Member of Scientific-pedagogical council UFAR.
Since 2002 International Institute of Argumentation, “Chair of young scientist” book series’ editorial collegium member.
Since 2001 International Academy of Philosophy, Chief Consultant.
Since 1998 Armenian Philosophical Academy, General scientist secretary.
List of Publications in 2010-2015
1. Hovhannisyan H.O., Participatory democracy: Equal responsibility of Governing structures and civil society institutions in democratization process. Perspectives of gender equality achieving in Armenia. Political and legal aspects. Materials of international conference. Yerevan, 2010, p. 214-223. (In Armenian)
2. Hovhannisyan H., Zakaryan L., Osipov V. Gender dimension of civic and political participation in Armenia.United Nations Population Fund, Yerevan, 2011, 71p.: (In English and Aremnian) http://www.osce.org/yerevan/81699?download=true
3. Hovhannisyan H.O.. Sstructural and functional features of social system transformation. «Wisdom» journal. «Tigran Mets» printing house. Yerevan 2012. P. 15-21 (in Armenian).
4. Hovhannisyan H.O., Petrosyan A.A.. Participation for changes. Resuls of qualitative survay. Sociological Research Centre «Caucasus» and OCFAM GB. «ASOGHIK» printing hause. Yerevan 2012. 70 pages. (In Aremnian)
5. Hovhannisyan H.O.. Problems of Development of Institutes of Civil Society in Armenia: A state policy in the field of NGOs. «Civic Movement in present-day Armenia: New Challanges and prospects. Proceedings of Conference». Yerevan, 2014, p 34-39.
6. Hovhannisyan H.O.. Structural-Functional Charachteristics of Social System and Problems of Managment (Methodological Aspects). «Bulletinof Yerevan University. Philosophy, Phsycology». 2015, No 3(18), p. 42-55.
7. Hovhannisyan H.O.. Argumentation and Rhetoric. Courses for students in Master of Law and specialists working in the field of law. Yerevan, 2015, 276p.
8. Hovhannisyan H.O.. Harutyunyan A. and others. Participatory Democracy in Local Self-Government. Manual. Second suplemented edition. Yerevan, 2015, p. 44-49; 94-102.
2009; 2014 - The certificates of Honor of Yerevan State University
2007; 2012- Medal "Three times the great philosopher David Invincible" from the
Armenian philosophical academy
2010 - Award of the French University in Armenia
2012 - "Armed forces of РА: 20 years" an anniversary medal (Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia)
Armenian, Russian, German.